MACRA Proposed Rule Published in the Federal Register

On May 11, 2016 the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in Medicare Fee-for-Service (CMS-5517-P) was published in the Federal Register and is available here. This Proposes Rule implements the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 which repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and mandates significant and historic changes to Medicare physician payment. CMS will accept comments on the Proposed Rule until June 27, 2016. A press release is available here.

 

More information on MACRA can be found at the McDermottPlus MACRA Resource Center.